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A Boy and his Blob: Now with 100% more hugs!

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  • Cameron_TalleyCameron_Talley Registered User regular
    edited September 2009
    Brainiac 8 wrote: »
    Kirby Super Star Ultra and The Legend of Starfy are both missing. :x

    Isn't Super Star Ultra a rehash of the Super NES game, though?

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  • Brainiac 8Brainiac 8 Registered User regular
    edited September 2009
    Brainiac 8 wrote: »
    Kirby Super Star Ultra and The Legend of Starfy are both missing. :x

    Isn't Super Star Ultra a rehash of the Super NES game, though?

    #1 - Yes, but with a bunch of new stuff added for good measure.

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  • XagarathXagarath Registered User regular
    edited September 2009
    Pretty damn optimistic for this one.

  • Dr Mario KartDr Mario Kart Registered User regular
    edited September 2009
    What's the retail price on this? My wallet is already strained and that's just from bills. Have SO MANY games that I want to get. Not enough time or money. :(
    When in this scenario, I try to consider the developer. Sure, you may want some of the fancy, big name sequels. However, the game is going to sell great anyway, the developer/publisher in question wont miss your sale if you wait.

    Your sale is dramatically more important to a small group and project like this. 2D sprite based games have been teetering on the verge of death for years, moreso with home console retail releases.

  • JragghenJragghen Registered User regular
    edited September 2009
    What's the retail price on this? My wallet is already strained and that's just from bills. Have SO MANY games that I want to get. Not enough time or money. :(
    When in this scenario, I try to consider the developer. Sure, you may want some of the fancy, big name sequels. However, the game is going to sell great anyway, the developer/publisher in question wont miss your sale if you wait.

    Your sale is dramatically more important to a small group and project like this. 2D sprite based games have been teetering on the verge of death for years, moreso with home console retail releases.

    Precisely the reason I bought Muramasa at launch. I haven't had an opportunity to play it yet (other than at PAX), but it's the sort of game I know I'll enjoy, which doesn't see many releases, and which I want to support. Sure, it'll drop in price rapidly due to its niche nature, but I want more of them, so I'm going to vote with my wallet.

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  • Brainiac 8Brainiac 8 Registered User regular
    edited September 2009
    What's the retail price on this? My wallet is already strained and that's just from bills. Have SO MANY games that I want to get. Not enough time or money. :(
    When in this scenario, I try to consider the developer. Sure, you may want some of the fancy, big name sequels. However, the game is going to sell great anyway, the developer/publisher in question wont miss your sale if you wait.

    Your sale is dramatically more important to a small group and project like this. 2D sprite based games have been teetering on the verge of death for years, moreso with home console retail releases.

    This.

    We need to keep this wonderful genre alive. :(

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  • edited September 2009
    Brainiac 8 wrote: »
    Kirby Super Star Ultra and The Legend of Starfy are both missing. :x

    I was actually talking about Canvas Curse and Squeak Squad, which look gorgeous.

    ETA: though Starfy looks very pretty as well, especially the backgrounds.

  • SkyEyeSkyEye Registered User regular
    edited September 2009
    I'm afraid of how this will do in sales. I think they could've used better box art.
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    dawwwwwwwww....

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  • Brainiac 8Brainiac 8 Registered User regular
    edited September 2009
    Opium wrote: »
    Brainiac 8 wrote: »
    Kirby Super Star Ultra and The Legend of Starfy are both missing. :x

    I was actually talking about Canvas Curse and Squeak Squad, which look gorgeous.

    Truth be told, I have never played canvas curse, but I really liked Squeak Squad.

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  • Blue mapBlue map Freedom Fighter Registered User regular
    edited September 2009
    SkyEye wrote: »
    I'm afraid of how this will do in sales. I think they could've used better box art.
    The box art seems fine to me. I mean Boom Blox did pretty well sales wise, and it features some of the worst box art iv'e seen on a non blatant shovelware game.

    Evidence:
    Spoiler:
    The sequels box art is actually substantially worse if you can believe it.

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  • CantidoCantido Registered User regular
    edited September 2009
    Any good customs? That game doesn't really have a story. I can't picture anything particular for it's box art. Other than bloxs and explosions...

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  • Blue mapBlue map Freedom Fighter Registered User regular
    edited September 2009
    Opium wrote: »
    Blue map wrote: »
    Boom Blox did pretty well sales wise
    No it didn't.
    I thought it preformed poorly at first and then obtained a slow but steady sales stream that helped it get solid numbers eventually, i want to say it sold something like 600-700K but i guess it wouldn't be the first time i was wrong.

    Edit: Also Cantido it's the colour scheme and facial expressions that make me hate the box art, the sequel's i would have been fine with, but then they had to put the completely unnecessary ugly yellow spine.

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  • edited September 2009
    Blue map wrote: »
    Opium wrote: »
    Blue map wrote: »
    Boom Blox did pretty well sales wise
    No it didn't.
    I thought it preformed poorly at first and then obtained a slow but steady sales stream that helped it get solid numbers eventually, i want to say it sold something like 600-700K but i guess it wouldn't be the first time i was wrong.
    No you were right actually, I just looked it up. Almost a million. Quite impressive. For some reason I thought it sold only like 10k.

  • ThreepioThreepio New Westminster, BCRegistered User regular
    edited September 2009
    Brainiac 8 wrote: »
    What's the retail price on this? My wallet is already strained and that's just from bills. Have SO MANY games that I want to get. Not enough time or money. :(
    When in this scenario, I try to consider the developer. Sure, you may want some of the fancy, big name sequels. However, the game is going to sell great anyway, the developer/publisher in question wont miss your sale if you wait.

    Your sale is dramatically more important to a small group and project like this. 2D sprite based games have been teetering on the verge of death for years, moreso with home console retail releases.

    This.

    We need to keep this wonderful genre alive. :(

    I heartily agree with both of you. I'm not terribly keen on taking any of my other planned titles off my list, so this game just killed a trip to the movies for me :)

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  • 4rch3nemy4rch3nemy Registered User
    edited September 2009
    Jellybean-shaped planet FTW!

  • VeganVegan Registered User regular
    edited September 2009
    Brainiac 8 wrote: »
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    Yeah, I'm really just waiting for someone to make a custom cover using just that.

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  • PaperLuigi44PaperLuigi44 I believe they disproved that on Mythbusters... Registered User regular
    edited September 2009
    The TV ad could just be that picture for 45 seconds, with no sound or anything, and I would still buy it.

  • AroducAroduc regular
    edited September 2009
    You know, it really looks like the boy is gnawing on the blob's head in that picture.

  • Blue mapBlue map Freedom Fighter Registered User regular
    edited September 2009
    Aroduc wrote: »
    You know, it really looks like the boy is gnawing on the blob's head in that picture.
    I'm almost positive someone made a gif of the boy gnawing on blob and posted it in a thread awhile back, but i can't seem to find it.

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  • UncleSporkyUncleSporky Registered User regular
    edited September 2009
    Blue map wrote: »
    Aroduc wrote: »
    You know, it really looks like the boy is gnawing on the blob's head in that picture.
    I'm almost positive someone made a gif of the boy gnawing on blob and posted it in a thread awhile back, but i can't seem to find it.

    That would be me!

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  • DeathPrawnDeathPrawn Registered User
    edited September 2009
    Aroduc wrote: »
    You know, it really looks like the boy is gnawing on the blob's head in that picture.

    Dammit.

    I've seen it. Now I can't unsee it.

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  • BlackjackBlackjack Registered User regular
    edited September 2009
    I've seen it, and the cute wins.

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  • VeganVegan Registered User regular
    edited September 2009
    Blackjack wrote: »
    I've seen it, and the cute wins.

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  • Rorus RazRorus Raz Waste Not, Waant Not Registered User, Super Moderator, Moderator mod
    edited September 2009
    It tastes like a peanut!

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  • Jam WarriorJam Warrior Registered User regular
    edited September 2009
    Brainiac 8 wrote: »
    Opium wrote: »
    Brainiac 8 wrote: »
    Kirby Super Star Ultra and The Legend of Starfy are both missing. :x

    I was actually talking about Canvas Curse and Squeak Squad, which look gorgeous.

    Truth be told, I have never played canvas curse, but I really liked Squeak Squad.

    Brainiac, if we've made any kind of connection at all on these boards, trust me, go buy Canvas Curse ASAP. It still wins my award for 'Best DS game that could only be done on DS'. It's super awesome. Super.

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  • UnbreakableVowUnbreakableVow YRP...in position It's showtime, girls.Registered User regular
    edited September 2009
    This game looks goddamn fantastic. The fact that it uses no Wii-specific controls makes me hopeful that it may come to other platforms one day, but if it doesn't, at least it'll be a game that I absolutely won't mind playing on the Wii.

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  • UnbreakableVowUnbreakableVow YRP...in position It's showtime, girls.Registered User regular
    edited September 2009
    Also I don't think the cover art is that bad, I find it rather charming.

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  • AegeriAegeri Registered User regular
    edited September 2009
    This game looks goddamn fantastic. The fact that it uses no Wii-specific controls makes me hopeful that it may come to other platforms one day, but if it doesn't, at least it'll be a game that I absolutely won't mind playing on the Wii.

    Actually the fact it uses no "Wii-specific" controls is why I want it to begin with :P

  • Brainiac 8Brainiac 8 Registered User regular
    edited September 2009
    Brainiac 8 wrote: »
    Opium wrote: »
    Brainiac 8 wrote: »
    Kirby Super Star Ultra and The Legend of Starfy are both missing. :x

    I was actually talking about Canvas Curse and Squeak Squad, which look gorgeous.

    Truth be told, I have never played canvas curse, but I really liked Squeak Squad.

    Brainiac, if we've made any kind of connection at all on these boards, trust me, go buy Canvas Curse ASAP. It still wins my award for 'Best DS game that could only be done on DS'. It's super awesome. Super.

    I'll try to find a copy. I looked it up and the premise sounds pretty fun. I'll see if I can scour E-bay for a copy of it tonight. :^:

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  • IvandashsmithIvandashsmith Registered User regular
    edited October 2009
    oh it had to be done. can't wait for blob.

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  • DeathPrawnDeathPrawn Registered User
    edited October 2009
    oh it had to be done. can't wait for blob.

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    There, there, Blob. Don't let the mean man's words hurt you.
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  • VeganVegan Registered User regular
    edited October 2009
    Also I don't think the cover art is that bad, I find it rather charming.

    It's fine, it's just now as dawsome as the other picture. Kinda like how the US cover of Ico is okay... until you see the JPN cover. See also: Resident Evil 4.

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  • PaperLuigi44PaperLuigi44 I believe they disproved that on Mythbusters... Registered User regular
    edited October 2009
    DeathPrawn wrote: »
    oh it had to be done. can't wait for blob.

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    There, there, Blob. Don't let the mean man's words hurt you.
    Spoiler:

    :^:

  • IvandashsmithIvandashsmith Registered User regular
    edited October 2009
    There is a new version of the cover on the internet. I was trying to get it on wikipedia but don't know how. Maybe someone here can take the reigns.

    http://cache-foo-03.gawkerassets.com/gawker/assets/images/9/2009/09/500x_Blob_cover_final_E.jpg

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  • WrenWren Registered User regular
    edited October 2009
    thats the same one as the OP

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  • KrathoonKrathoon Registered User regular
    edited October 2009
    I really hope there is a remix of the original tune somewhere in the game.

  • UncleSporkyUncleSporky Registered User regular
    edited October 2009
    Wren wrote: »
    thats the same one as the OP

    Look closely at the blob

    He is no longer retarded


    Krathoon wrote: »
    I really hope there is a remix of the original tune somewhere in the game.

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  • KrathoonKrathoon Registered User regular
    edited October 2009
    Yesssss..

  • IvandashsmithIvandashsmith Registered User regular
    edited October 2009
    Wren wrote: »
    thats the same one as the OP
    It's not drastically different, but it is different.

  • VeganVegan Registered User regular
    edited October 2009

    I really hope you don't have to keep stopping for the blob to catch up like that.

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